Clinical Research Supervisor - Pediatrics

Job Locations USA-NY-New York
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/4/2017 1:14 PM)
Requisition ID
Research - Clinical

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.


For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

As an integral member of the research team and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements, the Clinical Research Supervisor supervises the day-to-day activities of Research Study Assistants in the Pediatrics Department ensuring efficient and effective operations. Responsible for data management activities and for data integrity associated with clinical research at a service specific level. Performs data collection and analysis for research projects, databases, and research protocols within MSKCC. Participates in special projects and task forces as determined by management. The Clinical Research Supervisor will manage several research protocols, including multi centered trials and work on various studies.

Responsibilities include:

  • Data collection - Utilizes appropriate methodologies to collect patient/human subject information for a research project, database, and/or protocol.
  • Data reporting - Generates reports to all necessary parties (institutional and federal) on the progress of the research project, database, or protocol. Prepares data for analysis and works with the statistician to prepare the tables for reports and publications.
  • Staff Management and Development - Participates in the orientation, training and supervision of Research Study Assistants. Participates in facilitating departmental trainings.
  • Quality Assurance - Performs regular audits to ensure that the data collected is complete and accurate and to ensure that the research project was carried out as outlined. Participates in the Institutional quality assurance audits.
  • Regulatory Compliance - Ensures that all appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations are followed throughout the course of a research project, database, or protocol. Ensures that research protocols are approved by the Institutional Review Board/Privacy Board (IRB/PB) and followed as written.
  • Clinical Research Billing Management - Implements Principal Investigator's decisions regarding Patient-Care Costs (both billable and non-billable), and ensures that research non-billable services are not billed to patients/human subjects or insurers.
  • Operation Management - Ensures that workflow is managed and monitored to meet departmental needs.
  • Special Projects - Participates or coordinates on both interdepartmental and intradepartmental organization-wide research projects as requested. Provides leadership, organizational, creative, or clerical support to established and new research initiatives.

You need:

  • Master's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Social Sciences or Psychology strongly preferred.
  • At least 3 years of relevant (clinical research) experience (2 years with Masters), or as determined by hiring manager, or A minimum of a High School Diploma with at least 3 - 4 years MSKCC clinical research experience.
  • At least one year's supervisory experience strongly preferred.
  • Must have a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the regulations pertaining to human subject protection (including 21 CFR and 45 CFR 46 of the United States Code of Federal Regulations) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Knowledge of oncology specific terminology is preferred.
  • Strong Data management skills, including database design, basic analyses experience required.



MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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